Olga Rud

Olga Rud
Olga Rud

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Kirner-Johnson 131

Olga Rud's research and teaching interests include applied game theory, macroeconomics, finance, and experimental economics. She received her doctorate in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 2013, and her bachelor's degree in economics and French from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2005. Rud previously taught at Bates College.

Recent Courses Taught

Issues in Microeconomics
Game Theory and Economic Behavior

Research Interests

Applied game theory, experimental economics, international economics

Select Publications

  • "Does competition affect truth-telling? An experiment with rating agencies," Review of Finance, Forthcoming (with Jean Paul Rabanal)
  • "Does Competition Aggravate Moral Hazard? A Multi-Principal-Agent Experiment," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Accepted (with Jean Paul Rabanal, John Horowitz)
  • "Evolution of markets: a simulation with centralized, decentralized and posted offer formats," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Forthcoming (with Jean Paul Rabanal)
  • "The effects of Chinese competition and demand on Peruvian exporters, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade," 2016, 52(8), 1922-1934 (with Jean Paul Rabanal)

Professional Affiliations

American Economic Association
Society for Experimental Finance

Appointed to the Faculty: 2017

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz
B.A., SUNY Binghamton

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